Public Health

The Real Feel of Eczema

WEEK 4 (OCTOBER 21-27): #THEREALFEELSOFECZEMA Reveal what it’s really like to live with eczema, emotionally and physically. Tell us: As a person with eczema, how would you describe the way it feels to live in your skin? How would I describe the way it feels to live in my skin? Painful. Embarrassing. Frustrating. Tiresome. Annoying.… Continue reading The Real Feel of Eczema

eczema, Public Health

The Real Cost of Eczema

WEEK 2 (OCTOBER 7-13): #THEREALCOSTOFECZEMA Share stories and stats about the real costs of eczema: financial, professional, and personal. Tell us: What has eczema cost you? Atopic eczema affects as many as 1 in 5 children and 1 in 10 adults 86% of children and 84% of adults surveyed report interrupted sleep Over a quarter… Continue reading The Real Cost of Eczema

eczema, Public Health

‘Eczema Cured’ – Stop Selling Us ‘Miracle’ Products — #TheRealEczema

I was scrolling through some forums and saw a thread (shown below) about a blogger who claimed to have beaten cancer using ‘natural remedies’ and sold a cook book revealing her ‘secrets’ to vulnerable people suffering or affected by those suffering from cancer. (Link to article: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-28/disgraced-wellness-blogger-belle-gibson-fined/8995500?pfm=ms&pfmredir=sm) It really angered me but reminded me of […]… Continue reading ‘Eczema Cured’ – Stop Selling Us ‘Miracle’ Products — #TheRealEczema